Melbourne and The Great Ocean Road


To Do:

Fitzroy area for shopping - great vintage and furniture shops

To Eat / Drink

Lentils as anything Abbotsford Convent  - a great place where you pay what you what

Naked for Satan - incredible views and great cocktails

Claypots - delicious seafood

Goldilocks - another bar with a great view, go if you are in the chinatown area

Dumbo - incredible for breakfast, preferably on route to the Great Ocean Road

Hawker Hall - delicious asian food and the best margaritas!


To Stay:

Pebble Point - ask for the secret sunset spot, theres a little bench, no people and staggeringly beautiful. We got fish and chips in town and had it on our balcony for dinner.

To Go / Do:

Cape Otway - we saw amazing wildlife around here - koalas, kangaroos and echidnas. Do the small walk so that you get the view of the lighthouse.

Melba Gully, Lavers Hill - fantastic rainforest walk

Wreck Beach, Princetown - go when the tide is out ( you can do ocean walk to apostles from there).

12 Apostles, Princetown

Gibson’s steps 

Loch and George

London Bridge 

To Eat, Drink

Forage on the Foreshore - best place for dinner or for a drink in Port Campbell

Stop in Peterborough for a coffee and to see the stunning beach there

Basalt wines, Port Fairy - really fun place to go for a relaxed wine tasting (loved the pinot noir and chardonnay) and delicious food (notably the chips!)

Tower Hill , Port Fairy - fantastic Jurassic Parkesque walks 

Driftwood, Port Fairy - great coffee 

Coffin Sally, Port Fairy - really fun for cocktails and pizza

Conlans, Port Fairy - delicious food in a slightly staid setting but worth going

East Beach Takeaway - grab a fish and chips from here and eat it on the beach - delicious!